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Apios tuberosaGroundnut Ground"nut` (-n[u^]t`), n. (Bot.)
(a) The fruit of the Arachis hypog[ae]a (native country
uncertain); the peanut; the earthnut.
(b) A leguminous, twining plant (Apios tuberosa), producing
clusters of dark purple flowers and having a root
tuberous and pleasant to the taste.
(c) The dwarf ginseng (Aralia trifolia). [U. S.] --Gray.
(d) A European plant of the genus Bunium (B. flexuosum),
having an edible root of a globular shape and sweet,
aromatic taste; -- called also earthnut, earth
chestnut, hawknut, and pignut. [1913 Webster] Ebalia tuberosaNut Nut, n. [OE. nute, note, AS. hnutu; akin to D. noot, G.
nuss, OHG. nuz, Icel. hnot, Sw. n["o]t, Dan. n["o]d.]
1. (Bot.) The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the
almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting
of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.
2. A perforated block (usually a small piece of metal),
provided with an internal or female screw thread, used on
a bolt, or screw, for tightening or holding something, or
for transmitting motion. See Illust. of lst Bolt.
3. The tumbler of a gunlock. --Knight.
4. (Naut.) A projection on each side of the shank of an
anchor, to secure the stock in place.
Check nut, Jam nut, Lock nut, a nut which is screwed up
tightly against another nut on the same bolt or screw, in
order to prevent accidental unscrewing of the first nut.
Nut buoy. See under Buoy.
Nut coal, screened coal of a size smaller than stove coal
and larger than pea coal; -- called also chestnut coal.
Nut crab (Zo["o]l.), any leucosoid crab of the genus
Ebalia as, Ebalia tuberosa of Europe.
Nut grass (Bot.), a plant of the Sedge family (Cyperus
rotundus, var. Hydra), which has slender rootstocks
bearing small, nutlike tubers, by which the plant
multiplies exceedingly, especially in cotton fields.
Nut lock, a device, as a metal plate bent up at the
corners, to prevent a nut from becoming unscrewed, as by
jarring. Ipomoea tuberosaSeven Sev"en, a. [OE. seven, seoven, seofen, AS. seofon,
seofan, seofen; akin to D. zeven, OS., Goth., & OHG. sibun,
G. sieben, Icel. sjau, sj["o], Sw. sju, Dan. syv, Lith.
septyni, Russ. seme, W. saith, Gael. seachd, Ir. seacht, L.
septem, Gr. ???, Skr. saptan. [root]305. Cf. Hebdomad,
One more than six; six and one added; as, seven days make one
Seven sciences. See the Note under Science, n., 4.
Seven stars (Astron.), the Pleiades.
Seven wonders of the world. See under Wonders.
Seven-year apple (Bot.), a rubiaceous shrub (Genipa
clusiifolia) growing in the West Indies; also, its edible
Seven-year vine (Bot.), a tropical climbing plant
(Ipom[oe]a tuberosa) related to the morning-glory. O tuberosaOca O"ca, n. [Sp.] (Bot.)
A Peruvian name for certain species of Oxalis (O. crenata,
and O. tuberosa) which bear edible tubers. Phlomis tuberosaJerusalem Je*ru"sa*lem, n. [Gr. ?, fr. Heb. Y?r?sh[=a]laim.]
The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the
glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus
Jerusalem artichoke [Perh. a corrupt. of It. girasole i.e.,
sunflower, or turnsole. See Gyre, Solar.] (Bot.)
(a) An American plant, a perennial species of sunflower
(Helianthus tuberosus), whose tubers are sometimes used
(b) One of the tubers themselves.
Jerusalem cherry (Bot.), the popular name of either of
either of two species of Solanum (S. Pseudo-capsicum
and S. capsicastrum), cultivated as ornamental house
plants. They bear bright red berries of about the size of
Jerusalem oak (Bot.), an aromatic goosefoot (Chenopodium
Botrys), common about houses and along roadsides.
Jerusalem sage (Bot.), a perennial herb of the Mint family
Jerusalem thorn (Bot.), a spiny, leguminous tree
(Parkinsonia aculeata), widely dispersed in warm
countries, and used for hedges.
The New Jerusalem, Heaven; the Celestial City. Ruellia tuberosaSnapdragon Snap"drag`on, n.
(a) Any plant of the scrrophulariaceous genus
Antirrhinum, especially the cultivated A. majus,
whose showy flowers are fancifully likened to the face
of a dragon.
(b) A West Indian herb (Ruellia tuberosa) with curiously
shaped blue flowers.
2. A play in which raisins are snatched from a vessel
containing burning brandy, and eaten; also, that which is
so eaten. See Flapdragon. --Swift.
Meaning of Tuberosa from wikipedia
- Asclepias tuberosa
, the butterfly
weed, is a species
of milkweed native
to eastern North
America. It is commonly known
- Ruellia tuberosa
, also known
as minnieroot, fever
root and sheep potato
(Thai: ต้อยติ่ง), is a species
of flowering plant
in the family...
- Cyanotis tuberosa
, is a species
in the Commelinaceae
- Oxalis tuberosa
is a perennial herbaceous plant
stem tubers. These tubers
as uqa in Quechua, oca in Spanish,...
- of its former members
is the tuberose, Agave
amica, formerly Polianthes tuberosa
, a plant
that is commonly
used in perfume
making. All the species
amica, formerly Polianthes tuberosa
, the tuberose, is a perennial plant
in the family
- Phlomoides tuberosa
is a perennial flowering plant
in the family Lamiaceae native
to China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia; SW Asia and Europe...
- Pueraria tuberosa
, commonly known
as kudzu, Indian
kudzu, or Nepalese
kudzu, Vidarikand, Sanskrit: Bhukushmandi
(भूकुशमंडी) is a climber
- Spondias tuberosa
, commonly known
as imbu, Portuguese
pronunciation: [ũˈbu], [ĩˈbu] Brazil
plum, or umbu, is a plant native
- Cissus tuberosa
is a species
of the Cissus genus
in the Vitaceae
(or commonly known
as grape) family. It is also incorrectly known
as Vitis tuberosa
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